Protesting Nationalist Monks Arrested in Mandalay

Eight leading monks and five laypersons charged for ‘offences against the state,’ could face two years’ imprisonment.

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In 1988, A Brief Renaissance for Myanmar’s Journalists

The Irrawaddy looks back at how journalists defied their military rulers 29 years ago with a month of unprecedented reporting.

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Lessons of ‘88’

The failure of the 1988 uprising points to the challenges Myanmar faced then, and still faces, in this guest column originally published in 2013.

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Can the Forces of ’88 Come to the Fore

With the coming 29th anniversary of the ’88 uprising, The Irrawaddy revisits this 2013 commentary on the reflections of the movement’s activists.

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Interfaith Dialogue for Peace, Harmony and Security held

An interfaith dialogue for peace, harmony and security was held at Sitagu International Buddhist Academy for two days from 5th to 6th July under the leadership of Sitagu International Bud...

From Global New Light Of Myanmar

Soft opening of Daw Khin Kyi Women’s Hospital

A soft opening ceremony of Daw Khin Kyi Women’s Hospital, a Myanmar-China friendship hospital, was held yesterday morning at the hospital in the Bogyoke Museum Road, in Bo Cho Ward-1 in B...

From Global New Light Of Myanmar

Clearance of Mandalay, Yangon demonstration camps

A demonstration camp setup in Maha Myat Muni Pagoda area, Chanmyathazi Township, Mandalay since 2 August was cleared under the arrangement of Mandalay Region government. Yesterday morning...

From Global New Light Of Myanmar

50 mmcfd natural gas from offshore block A-6

Union Minister for Electricity and Energy U Win Khaing together with Ayeyawady Region Chief Minister Mahn Johnny visited drill ship Dhirubhai Deepwater KG2 (DDKG2) drilling appraisal well...

From Global New Light Of Myanmar

Live broadcast of State Counsellor’s Peace Talk with rural villagers

State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi is conducting a Peace Talk with rural villagers in Myay Tine Kan Village, Wundwin, Meiktila District, Mandalay Region at 10 a.m. on 7 August. The Sta...

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